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Mercedes-Benz says ‘No’ X-Class single cab, and ‘No’ to AMG version
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Mercedes-Benz says ‘No’ X-Class single cab, and ‘No’ to AMG version

Currently, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class is still a concept vehicle, but come late 2017, the world’s first premium-segment ute will launch in Europe. Australia will have to wait until 2018, but you can forget about a single-cab chassis or an AMG version, either looks unlikely, according to the Head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans division, Volker Mornhinweg...


Mitsubishi not sustainable without Renault-Nissan alliance
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Mitsubishi not sustainable without Renault-Nissan alliance

The merger of Mitsubishi and the Renault-Nissan alliance has saved the iconic Japanese brand, according to the brand’s chief operating officer. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Geneva Motor Show today, Trevor Mann, the long-time Nissan executive and recently appointed chief operating officer of Mitsubishi Motors, says that while the situation with Mitsubishi wasn’t as dire as when Nissan merged with Renault back in 1999, there are a lot of similarities...


Mitsubishi Lancer future in doubt: 'Do we need it', new operations boss asks
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Mitsubishi Lancer future in doubt: 'Do we need it', new operations boss asks

Mitsubishi says it will likely focus on its strong points in the SUV and light commercial vehicle segments while it looks to rebuild its fortunes, before venturing back into the passenger car segment. The news signals a potential end for models such as Lancer and Mirage in short to medium term...


Volvo ute could appear after 2020
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Volvo ute could appear after 2020

A few weeks ago there was a story going around that a Volvo ute could be on the cards - and it seems that might not be such a crazy idea. The story was spurred on by images of a long-wheelbase version of the Volvo XC90 with weight over the rear axle of the car that was seen in Europe. It was, the internet speculated, the Chinese-owned Swedish brand's competitor to the Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute...


International Women's Day 2017: Three women making bold statements in motorsport, mechanics and car interior design
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International Women's Day 2017: Three women making bold statements in motorsport, mechanics and car interior design

Today is International Women's Day and we're celebrating all of the ladies who love to drive and work with cars. There are numerous amazing women working in the automotive industry across all disciplines. You'll find these fabulous females in all corners of the world making their mark in motorsport, engineering, mechanics, design, public relations, corporate management and motoring journalism...


Cadillac: Australia still a part of its future game plan
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Cadillac: Australia still a part of its future game plan

General Motors' luxury brand Cadillac has confirmed that building right-hand-drive vehicles is very much part of it future game plan, once it has further established itself a global player. Having previously come extremely close to launching the brand in Australia, Cadillac now appears to be gearing up for another go in the new decade...


General Motors: 'European market too challenging'
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General Motors: 'European market too challenging'

General Motors says it could no longer continue to be profitable in Europe with the changing market demands and regulatory requirements, following the sale of Opel and Vauxhall to PSA Group. Speaking to the Australian media at the Geneva motor show today, the president of General Motors, Dan Ammann, confirmed the challenges facing the American giant in Europe were too much...


Holden part of GM’s sustainable profit-focused future
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Holden part of GM’s sustainable profit-focused future

General Motors says it sees Holden as part of its future to maintain businesses that are sustainable and profitable in the long term. Speaking to the Australian media at the Geneva Motor Show today, the president of General Motors, Dan Ammann, emphasised GM’s plan to ensure its global operations show strong signs of efficient growth...


2017 Subaru XV crossover revealed
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2017 Subaru XV crossover revealed

The new-generation Subaru XV small crossover has been revealed in Geneva ahead of its Australian launch around the middle of 2017. Subaru's new XV is obviously based on the latest Impreza hatch, and thus sports almost entirely new parts over its predecessor, including the company's new modular platform. However, the signature design remains...


Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept revealed
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Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept revealed

The 2017 Geneva motor show keeps on delivering the goods. Here’s the surprising (and daftly named) Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, a glimpse at the sort of vehicles the iconic British-German luxury brand wants to offer into next decade...


2018 Volvo XC60 revealed, Australian debut due later this year
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2018 Volvo XC60 revealed, Australian debut due later this year

The brand-new 2018 Volvo XC60 mid-sized luxury crossover has now made its public world premiere at the 2017 Geneva motor show. The second iteration of the Swedish brand’s rival to the Audi Q5 looks to be a big step forward on its nine-year old predecessor, which accounts for around 30 per cent of Volvo’s global sales...


Audi Q8 sport concept debuts at Geneva motor show
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Audi Q8 sport concept debuts at Geneva motor show

The Audi Q8 just got a little more interesting, with the German brand unveiling the new Audi Q8 sport concept at the 2017 Geneva motor show. The new Audi Q8 model eschews the plug-in hybrid drivetrain of the original Q8 concept (shown just a few months ago at the Detroit motor show) and shoehorns a 3...


2017 Kia Optima Sportswagon, Niro plug-in hybrids unveiled at Geneva
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2017 Kia Optima Sportswagon, Niro plug-in hybrids unveiled at Geneva

Following in the footsteps of the Kia Optima plug-in hybrid sedan revealed in early 2016, Kia has taken the covers off two new plug-in hybrid production models at the 2017 Geneva motor show, with the dual-powered Optima Sportswagon and Niro set to bring greater efficiency and practicality to the PHEV fraternity...


2017 Audi RS5 Coupe revealed
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2017 Audi RS5 Coupe revealed

The 2017 Audi RS5 Coupe has been unveiled at the 2017 Geneva motor show, with the second-generation sports coupe dropping its venerable V8 engine. Under the bonnet of the all-new RS5 is a 2.9-litre bi-turbo V6 petrol engine with 331kW - the same as the previous model - but with a huge 600Nm of torque, up 170Nm over the existing V8 naturally-aspirated model...


General Motors '100 per cent' committed to Holden despite Opel sale
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General Motors '100 per cent' committed to Holden despite Opel sale

General Motors confirmed it is completely committed to the future of Holden in Australia, following the sale of Opel and Vauxhall to the Peugeot Citroen (PSA) group in Europe yesterday. Speaking to the Australian media at the Geneva Motor Show today, Dan Ammann, the president of General Motors, said the sale of Opel and Vauxhall should have no real material impact on the operation of Holden in the short to medium future...